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Fundraiser Auction Monday July 30, South Fredricksburgh Hall 1:00pm

July 25 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Thanks to the generous donations of supporters of our cause we have put together an interesting collection including furniture and other items to be auctioned off by Neil Lambert at the South Fredricksburgh Hall at 1:00pm on July 30. Please come and invite your friends. The auction of our items will be combined with a sale for Mr Fred Curran of... Read more

Local Provincial candidates state their position on the Richmond Landfill

June 4 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Waste management, environmental regulation and enforcement are provincial issues. Permits to expand or create new landfills are issued by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. These laws and regulations are created and maintained by the province. Therefore the position of the provincial politicians is of critical importance. In preparation for the upcoming Provincial Elections and in collaboration with  Chief... Read more

Trump’s EPA Nominee and WM Retained Witness Withdraws

December 14 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Michael Dourson was retained by Waste Management (WM) to appear at as an expert  witness  at the Environmental Review Tribunal.  At the tribunal he testified that 1,4 Dioxane was safe at concentrations 300 times that recommended by the CCCTE witness Dr. Poh-Gek Fohkert. After hearing Dr. Fohkert’s testimony and Dourson’s answers to questions poised by environmental lawyer Rick Lindgren the... Read more

Garden Party, Book Launch, Fundraiser on Sunday Oct 1

September 26 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

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Car Boot (car trunk) Sale Fund Raiser June 24, 2017

June 6 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

  VENDORS NEEDED!!!!! Contact: cccteinformation@gmail.com Before June 12th to reserve a space.   CAR “BOOT” Sale (CAR TRUNK) COMMUNITY YARD SALE FUNDRAISER Vendors selling Yard sale Items from their Car Trunks SATURDAY, JUNE 24 8am – 2pm Rain or shine!   (Sponsored by Concerned Citizens Committee of Tyendinaga and Environs-CCCTE) MELROSE BASEBALL FIELD PARKING LOT McFARLANE ROAD, TYENDINAGA TOWNSHIP (Melrose Rd East from Shannonville Rd; follow... Read more

10th Anniversary of Minister rejection of Richmond Landfill expansion

November 4 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Ian Munro has written to the editors of our local newspapers, to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the rejection of Waste Management’s proposed expansion, of the Richmond Landfill, by Ontario’s Minister of the Environment. The text of his letter follows:       To the Editor Ten years of prosperity Unbelievably, it has now been exactly ten years since the Minister of the Environment soundly rejected... Read more

Napanee Council Unanimously Pass Resolution Requesting WM to Withdraw Their Application for New Megadump

April 27 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Napanee Council has passed a resolution which reaffirms the town’s position that they would be an “unwilling host” to the Beechwood Road Environmental Centre (BREC) which is proposed to include a mega-dump located beside the now closed and leaking Richmond Landfill. They are also requesting Waste Management (WM) to withdraw their application and requesting Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and... Read more

Environmental Review Tribunal – Final Argument – MBQ

June 22 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

This link is to the Final Submission of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) to the Environmental Review Tribunal on June 22, 2015   MBQ – CLOSING SUBMISSIONS – FINAL – 150612 FINAL SUBMISSIONS OF THE APPELLANT (FINAL)

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Steve Medd writes to the Napanee Beaver

January 28 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

LETTER TO THE EDITOR RE: RICHMOND LANDFILL, NAPANEE As we step into the new year, concerned citizens enter year sixteen in stopping Waste Management (WM) from trying again to build a mega dump on fractured bedrock in Napanee. In 2006, the Minister of Environment turned down the company’s first attempt because of its failure to adequately characterize the complex geology at... Read more

OPAL support EPA amendments to prohibit unsuitable landfill siting

September 30 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Opal have added their support to the Concerned Citizens request to have the EPA amended to prohibit new or expanded landfills on unsuitable sites. They also support an amendment that would prohibit a proponent from re-applying to establish or expand a landfill on or adjacent to a site that has previously been refused for environmental reasons. Read their letter of support... Read more